Carrie Preston is used to hard work - oldest of ten, with an incompetent mother and a drunken father, she struggles daily to find food for her siblings. But nothing could have prepared her for the day fate deals her family the cruelest of hands, rendering them more desperate than ever.
So when Eli Beckett offers Carrie a job at the Dragon pub, she grabs the opportunity with both hands. Things finally seem to be looking up for the Preston family, especially when they find out that Eli's nephew is planning on building a brand new music room in the town. With the great cities of England alive to the sound of music halls, the locals of Hedderby are soon looking forward to their own place of celebration and merriment.
Yet not everyone shares this excitement, and some will stop at nothing in the pursuit of selfish gain . . .
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